Michael Burns

Michael Burns

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What Are Flaxseeds and Why Are They Good For You?

27 Jul 2020

Flaxseeds are small little seeds packed with a lot of nutritional benefits. Three of them stand out more than the others. They are Omega-3 fatty acids, Lignans, and Fiber. This is a healthy superfood that has been around for centuries. It has never shown anything less than great health benefits for anyone that consumes them. […]

I Work Out All the Time. Why Cant I Lose Any Weight?

17 Jul 2020

This is a very common question that I get a lot from new and potential clients. They tell me about their elaborate workouts and how often they are going and how dedicated they are. Some will go in the mornings before work and some will go after work. Some even go in twice a day […]

The Many Benefits Of Strawberries

16 Jul 2020

Many people think that strawberries are just a delicious fruit that they can eat for breakfast, throw it in their smoothie or even dump it in the blender and use it for margaritas. Well, that’s all fine but there are many nutritional and health benefits to adding strawberries to your daily diet. Here are some […]

Quinoa, the Best “Superfood” You Can Have

2 Jun 2020

Quinoa, pronounced KEEN-wah, is one of the best “superfoods” you can consume because it is full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and all nine essential amino acids. It helps lower LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol), reduces inflammation, is gluten-free, reduces heart disease, and high in fiber. Now, what does all this mean? Well, let’s break it […]

The Benefits of Blueberries

27 May 2020

Blueberries are some of the highest nutrient-dense foods containing antioxidants. These protect the body from harmful molecules called free radicals which can damage cells within the body. Here are some major benefits of consuming blueberries: They are loaded with antioxidants such as anthocyanin, chlorogenic acid, myricetin and arbutin which are all neuroprotectors which will protect the […]

Why Shrimp Is Good for a Diet

26 May 2020

Is shrimp considered clean and healthy to eat and have as part of my diet? Is it good to eat for weight loss? But most shrimp is farm-raised, isn’t that bad to consume? I can’t tell if the fish I got is good or not. How can I know if I got good or bad […]

The Benefits of Avocados

18 May 2020

Why should avocados be a part of our daily diet? Because they have many benefits for our bodies. How about this? Did you know that avocados have more potassium than bananas? Avocados have 708mg vs bananas which have 422mg, and with only 1 gram of sugar vs a banana which has 14 grams, it’s a […]

Why Is It Important to Drink Water?

30 Apr 2020

Why is it so important for you to drink water daily? Well, it has many purposes. It regulates your body temperature, keeps all of your body’s cells functioning properly, removes toxins from the body via sweat or through the kidneys, relieves fatigue, hangovers, and headaches, speeds up your metabolism, and promotes healthy skin. How do […]

When Is the Best Time to Stretch?

6 Apr 2020

Stretching is very important. It helps keep the muscles loose, flexible, helps you to be more mobile, and helps prevent sarcopenia from occurring. But when is the best time to stretch?  When is it not only the most beneficial but also the safest time to stretch?  Most think it’s right before your workout. Some say during […]